Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in the Dead Sea Basin, Israel

Ein Gedi Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainLakes / Rivers / Waterfalls, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Nov
Region/PlaceDead SeaCountryIsrael  
Dist (kms)11Height gain (m)820Route findingEasy
RouteTel Goren (-330), Ein Gedi Spring (-200), Dodim Cave (-280), Shulamit Falls (-370), nr Ein Gedi Spring (-230), Upper Nahal David (-60), Yishai (190), Upper Nahal David via Dry Canyon (-60), Ein Gedi Spring (-230), Tel Goren (-330)
NotesAn exploration of the Ein Gedi Springs and mountains above. Yishai may be only 190m above sea level but it's 600m above the Dead Sea.
Bamboo in Nahal David with Yishai Mtn above (R), (190m), Nahal David, Dry Canyon and Yishai summit walk (T), Nahal David Nature Reserve, Ein Gedi, Dead Sea Basin, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 26-Nov-98, E552

Nahal David from nr Shulamit Falls, Nahal David, Dry Canyon and Yishai summit walk (T), Nahal David Nature Reserve, Ein Gedi, Dead Sea Basin, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 26-Nov-98, E553

Shulamit Falls, Nahal David, Dry Canyon and Yishai summit walk (T), Nahal David Nature Reserve, Ein Gedi, Dead Sea Basin, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 26-Nov-98, E557

Yishai summit (R) (190m) from Dead Sea shore at Ein Gedi, Nahal David, Dry Canyon and Yishai summit walk (T), Nahal David Nature Reserve, Ein Gedi, Dead Sea Basin, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 26-Nov-98, E559

Flour (Peratzim) Caves Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainDeserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Nov
Region/PlaceDead Sea, nr Mt SedomCountryIsrael  
Dist (kms)5Height gain (m)0Route findingEasy
NotesAn unexpected exit from the cave system.
Wadi Perazim nr Flour Caves, Wadi Perazim (Flour Caves) walk (T), Negev, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 27-Nov-98, E562

   
Judaean Desert Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainDeserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Nov
Region/PlaceDead SeaCountryIsrael  
Dist (kms)10Height gain (m)370Route findingEasy
Routenr Metzoke Dragot desert centre, Muraba'at Caves, Wadi Darga, Mitzpe Shalem, nr Metzoke Dragot desert centre
NotesIsolation in the Judaean Wilderness.
Wadi Darga, S of Qumran, Judean Desert circuit nr Wadi Darga (T), Dead Sea Basin, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 24-Nov-98, E538

Eastern Judean Hills from nr Wadi Darga, Judean Desert circuit nr Wadi Darga (T), Dead Sea Basin, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 24-Nov-98, E539

Eastern Judean Hills from nr Wadi Darga, Judean Desert circuit nr Wadi Darga (T), Dead Sea Basin, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 24-Nov-98, E540

Ibex nr Wadi Darga, Judean Desert circuit nr Wadi Darga (T), Dead Sea Basin, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 24-Nov-98, E541

Masada mountains Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainDeserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Nov
Region/PlaceDead SeaCountryIsrael  
Dist (kms)5Height gain (m)450Route findingModerate
RouteMasada cable car station, Masada, Roman Camp, Wadi Metzada, Ma'ale El'azar, Masada cable car station
NotesA recently constructed route provides an alternative descent to the Dead Sea from Masada.
Masada (+50m) from summit of Ma’ale El’azar, Masada (S), Walk Around Masada (T), Dead Sea Basin, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 25-Nov-98, E543

Masada and salt formations in Dead Sea basin, Masada (S), Dead Sea Basin, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 25-Nov-98, E544

Salt wadis below Masada, Dead Sea Basin, HaDarom (Southern), Israel, 25-Nov-98, E546